Hail No, Rain Yes!

Hail No, Rain Yes!

Snow is when it is 32 degrees in the clouds and at the surface rain drops form into snowflakes. It then starts to snow. Hail is when water freezes in the clouds but the temperature at the surface is not cloud enough the snowflakes melt together and this forms hail, according to differencebetween

It snows in only about 40% of the world during the winter, about 54% of the world it hails. The other 6% it doesn’t snow or hail, according to allaboutsnow.org.

Hail storms can cause damage to your houses, buildings, cars and crops. Hail damages your house when large chunks of ice hit the roof it starts to tear. It damages your cars by making small dents in it. It crushes the crops when large chunks of ice hit them, according to stormdamagecenter.org.  “Hail is tiny snowflake melted together and they make tiny ice crystals which are more damaging to crops than snow”, stated ABC weather specialist.

The last time it snowed in Yorba Linda was 24 years ago in 1992. The last time that it snowed in Orange County was 2007 and it snowed in Riverside, according to coastmagzine.com.